This year’s Symposium featured an exciting lineup of speakers and panelists. SPS was thrilled to bring together intelligent and dynamic leaders from the philanthropic, nonprofit, and academic sectors to share and discuss their ideas, perspectives, and experiences.

Rebecca Riccio

(Presiding Moderator)
Founding Director, The Social Impact
Lab at Northeastern University

Jan Larsson

Partner Brunswick Group

Maria Rankka

CEO, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

David Bonbright

Chief Executive at Keystone and formerly with the Aga Khan Foundation

Melinda Gates

Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Gunhild Stordalen

Founding Member and the Chair of the Board of the Stordalen Foundation

Hans Rosling

Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute, Director Gapminder Foundation

Dr. Jane Goodall

Founder of Goodall Institute, world-renowned primatologist, conservationist, and activist

Annika Söder

State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, formerly Executive Director, Dag Hammarskjöld

Dr. Jason Franklin W.K.

Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Elizabeth McKeon

Program Director IKEA Foundation

Barbara Newhouse

President and CEO of the ALS Association

Burcu Mirza

Director of the Board and Executive Committee Turkish Philanthropy Funds. Member of Leadership Council MIT Public Service Center

Ingrid Stange

Founder & CEO, Partnership for Change, a Norwegian NGO

Gunilla von Platen

Founder and Chairman Xzakt

Laurent “Larry” Leksell

Founder and Chairman Elekta and Leksell Social Ventures. Chairman, Stockholm City Mission

Anne Holm Rannaleet

Executive Director IKARE Ltd and Board Member EVPA

Julio Garrido Mirapeix

Head of KPMG IDAS, Nairobi

Lisen Schultz

PhD, Stockholm Resilience Center and Founder, Pontus Schultz Foundation

Per Josefsson

Co-founder Brummer & Partners

Ola Johannesson

Chief Wealth Advisor Philanthropy, Nordea Private Banking

Helena Mueller

Sustainability Specialist, KPMG

Daniel Dellham

Chef Sustainability Consulting, KPMG

Björn Wittmark

CEO Giertz Vinimport and Chairman of the Mosaik Foundation (Mosaikteatern)